Highest Level of Happy and Follow Your Dreams

June 7 2017:

“I’m so happy! What’s the highest level of Happy that exists?” -Thomas …..

Thomas was invited to participate in a Sumo Bot Challenge today. He doesn’t have the LEGO robot kit, yet the parent team leader and organizer made him a basic one to modify and use for the Challenge.

When it was time to leave she offered to let him borrow it until they need it again in July. His gratitude and joy was oozing from every pore. He could not stop saying how amazing this is as he has wanted one for years. So incredibly grateful to this wonderful mom!! xoxo

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June 8 2017:

Found in the kitchen …. Seriously. I have no idea how many times Thomas has read this dictionary. He will be the grammar editor for all future books we write!

Fact books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs, pilot manuals, coding books, and the manual for our car! He’s read them over and over.

And this afternoon he said, “It’s weird how we idolize those who pursue their dreams.” I asked him why. He says it should just be the normal course that everyone takes. I have never heard it presented in this way …. and I agree. It should be the norm. xoxo

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The Pool is Open and Dancing Freedom

May 25 2017:

The pool is open!!! Yay!!! Happy Thomas and Lillian! xoxo

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May 26 2017:

Today is day 12 of the 21 Day Dancing Freedom Challenge. This is a wonderful, inspiring, awakening, and alchemizing experience.

First four days were Earth, next four Water, and today we finished Fire … which included alchemy. Next up is Air and then Ether.

I know this way isn’t the way for everyone. Yet, I feel each person has their own unique style of releasing, connecting, surrendering, accepting, and allowing.

One lesson I continue to learn throughout this journey is to listen to internal nudges, hunches, and inspirations. I have ignored the dancing nudge for years …. Listen and KNOW there is a reason. xoxo

Here’s the Dancing Freedom facebook page. They close the challenge group two days after the challenge begins, yet, I’m sure you can sign up for the next one! xoxoxo https://www.facebook.com/DancingFreedom/

Imlay Elementary School and Thunder Mountain Monument

May 24 2017:

Adventure time! We’re headed to Imlay, Nevada today to visit a great group of students!!

Looking forward to spreading loving kindness and laughs with these beautiful humans!

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Twelve students total from K-5. Cute little school!

Stopped at Thunder Mountain Monument before heading home. Incredibly interesting and funky, low, and creepy energy.

No one lives inside the building, yet there are a few camper trailers. Most likely those who just watch over the place. Here’s a link to read more about it … http://www.thundermountainmonument.com/…. Interesting. After reading about, I now know why it felt low energy … xoxo

We didn’t stay long. I felt rushed, anxious, nervous …. and we were the only people there!!! Thomas‘ stomach starting hurting and felt the same way I did.

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It was a wild n crazy day! Drove to Imlay to visit the twelve students at Imlay Elementary School. Their teacher ordered Thomas’ book and they enjoyed it so much we decided to pay them a visit.

Imlay is a two hour drive east of Reno so we had fun joking and laughing on the way there. Once there we talked about Thomas’ book, my book, creating a book, Lillian’s upcoming book, a bit about 18p-, and I ended with a great treehouse meditation! Then Thomas got a tour of the cute little school by the one and only fifth grade student.

Next, we made the short five minute drive to Thunder Mountain Monument; which was pretty wild!

The drive home = not so fun. Rosey (our car) began to overheat so I had to keep turning the air conditioner off. Thankfully it was just in the 80’s and not scorching yet!

And, we nearly ran out of gas before reaching Fernley. We coasted to the gas station on fumes! Thankfully, Thomas has read Rosey’s manual like 500 times and he knew how many miles we could go past empty. (He reads the manual every time he’s in the car!)

So …… another wild n crazy (and some not so fun) adventure for most of Team TLC. I missed Team Member L, yet, I’m thankful she chose to stay behind as she would not have handled it well. xoxo

Robot School and Java Coding Classes for Thomas

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May 15 2017:

So excited for Thomas! He is embarking on a year long adventure into Robot School! This very small class will meet twice a week, for about two hours each time, to learn Java programing.

So many occurrences had to “line up” for this. I was not seeking it. I simply had thought a few times over the past several months of what would be a good fit for Thomas. And this is perfect for his “Einstein” type of mind! HA!

We were at the library last Thursday for the coding camp which is Scratch based. He’s already way past this but still wanted to attend the once per month class.

In chatting with the librarian I mentioned LEGO’s NXT Robotics. She said they had tried to get approval for having a club for this; but were denied due to the high expense of the kits (which is why Thomas doesn’t have one yet). But, she says, talk to that woman right over there about it as she heads one of the robot clubs.

I talked with her after the class and Thomas isn’t of the age yet for the club she facilitates …. BUT wait, there’s a small class happening right now in one of the library rooms where a great man who is on sabbatical from Google is teaching the kids Java code. Would he be interested in joining them? What??? Of course!

This wonderful man is volunteering his time, has put together an entire year long course, and is meeting with Thomas right now at the lodge to catch him up on the two classes he missed! Holy Moly!! Life blows my mind sometimes!! Yes! Thank You … And Bring Us More Please …. xoxoxoxoxoxo!!!!

Thomas and Camilla May 2017 Date Day

May 15 2017:

Thomas and Camilla May 2017 Date Day ….. Thomas bought us ice cream at Icecycle Creamery.

Vegan Passion Fruit Coconut for me. Yum!!! Thomas had one scoop of Dark n Stormy and one scoop Home Means Nevada.

Enjoyed it with a view at Audrey Harris Park. Then went for a walk around the loop. Tough, yet loving conversation followed by lots of laughs while walking.

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Field Trip: Goats and Llama and Alpaca and Horses and Chickens and Dogs and a Donkey with a View

May 2 2017:

Field trip today!! Thomas and I went to Melinda Bourke Blackwell’s place. Got to hang out with baby goats (cuteness overload!!), horses, a donkey, an alpaca, a llama, chickens, and dogs.

And some amazing ladies!!!! Barbara Richmond Chastain, Sheila Toole, and Melinda! So fun!!! Beautiful, beautiful property!

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Thomas and Camilla April 2017 Date Day

April 26 2017:

Thomas and Camilla April 2017 Date Day – First Stop: Gigantic sandwich for Thomas and yummy roasted red pepper bisque for me. Two scoops of yumminess for Thomas for dessert – chocolate and cookie roulette. xoxo

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Thomas and Camilla April 2017 Date Day -Second Stop:

Little Washoe Lake – “I just wanna lay in the warm sand.” – Thomas. …… So, we did.

Can you spot the itty bitty spiral shell? And, check out the piece of bark that has shaped itself to match the mountain range. Part 2

First stop was lunch at Icecycle Creamery.

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Helped him drag a huge limb into the water and he went to work. Last set of pictures.

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